This year's General Assembly session offered some gains for Rhode Island businesses. The Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce Coalition worked on and testified in favor of (or opposed) many of the bills... more
This letter is in response to the column that appeared in The Valley Breeze Aug. 20-26 titled "Fire Committee at the Crossroads" by Tom Ward. With all due respect Mr. Ward, your offering of opinions... more
The chatter about who said nasty things to whom and whether they should get arrested for it has been very entertaining. I fear, however, that it doesn't really get to the heart of the matter. The new... more
The second season of the Smithfield Youth Basketball Association Summer League is in the books. Congratulations to the three league champions! And thank you to all the players, coaches, volunteers,... more
On behalf of the Cumberland Professional Firefighters Local 2722, I would like to thank our sponsors for their generous support of this year's annual Touch-A-Truck event. This event is provided... more
The summer is over and school in Smithfield is back in session. Our teachers were back on Monday preparing their classrooms, finishing up lesson plans, and looking forward to seeing smiling faces... more
Nathanael Greene Memorial Park, "yes."
PawSox Stadium, "no."
Let honesty and common sense prevail - a miracle given the lack of integrity of our state legislators.
The greater community of Rhode... more
This is a thank you to all the teens and preteens who participated in the Teen Summer Reading Program at Lincoln Public Library. We organized about 14 programs from Sonic Pi Synthesizer to weekly... more
Where do we begin? We can start by saying this has been the summer of hell and the unimaginable. As many of you may know our daughter, Madison, was born on June 7. She was beautiful and perfect and (... more
Consider the lowly Yield sign,
an equilateral triangle design.
Bold red and bright white it is,
to add more punch, more emphasis!
With capital letters across its face;
a statement to the human race.... more